Racial Profiling

File Photo Of Chicago Police Car (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

ACLU Study Finds Racial Profiling Still An Issue For Illinois Police

The American Civil Liberties Union was renewing its call for an end to consensual vehicle searches by police, after a new report suggested racial profiling in Illinois is still a significant problem.

08/13/2014

The four Rainbow Push interns accusing Chicago Police of racial profiling. (Credit: CBS)

Rainbow Push Interns Accuse Chicago Police Of Racial Profiling

They say officers stopped them and handcuffed them, all because of how they looked. CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talked with them today.

07/15/2013

Rev. Michael James is accusing a Glencoe police officer of racial profiling, for ticketing him for riding his bike through a construction zone, while ignoring several white cyclists for doing the same thing. (Credit: CBS)

Pastor Threatens Lawsuit Over Alleged Racial Profiling In Glencoe

An Evanston pastor has threatened to sue police in north suburban Glencoe, accusing one of its officers of racial profiling.

CBS Chicago–07/16/2012

Allante Hill says he was racially profiled and insulted during a class field trip to the Cook County Jail. (CBS)

Black Teen Says He Was Racially Profiled During School Field Trip To Jail

It was supposed to an eye-opening experience for high- school students: a field trip to the Cook County jail boot camp. But the lone African-American student in the class says his trip was marred by racism.

10/28/2011

Illinois State Police Crown Victoria Interceptor (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

ACLU Not Satisfied With State Police Statement On Profiling

The Illinois State Police have responded to accusations of bias from the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, but the ACLU is not satisfied.

CBS Chicago–06/16/2011

Racial Profiling Concerns

Some Worry Mob Attacks Are Encouraging Racial Profiling

A few “bad teens” may have started the series of mob attacks in Chicago. But is their action making life difficult for other teens who just want to enjoy the city?

CBS 2–06/08/2011

Illinois State Police Crown Victoria Interceptor (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

ACLU: State Police Racially Profile In Vehicle Searches

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal complaint, seeking to stop the Illinois State Police from searching cars during traffic stops without any apparent reason.

CBS Chicago–06/07/2011

Harassment At Traffic Stop (Credit: CBS 2)

Family Says Harassment At Traffic Stop Racially Motivated

A west-suburban family says they were racially profiled and harassed during a 2009 traffic stop. They gave CBS 2′s Dave Savini a videotape from a police dashboard camera and the family says it shows their civil rights were violated.

CBS 2–03/23/2011

Rev. Jesse Jackson

Rev. Jackson Takes Anti-Profiling Message To Britain

Civil rights activist and Chicago legend Rev. Jesse Jackson is starting a group in the United Kingdom to oppose what he calls the abuse of police powers to stop and search people.

CBS Chicago–10/18/2010